In Memory

Rodney Sweet

     Rodney Fredrick Sweet, 60, of Avila Beach, passed away suddenly at Twin Cities Hospital in Ttempleton on October 18, 2001.

    Rodney  Sweet was born September 15, 1941 in Delano, California and moved to Santa Maria.  As a child he attended Santa Maria schools and then graduated from Lompoc High School in 1959.  Following high school he joined the U.S. army active Reserve and was honorably discharged in July 1967.  for 30 years he was employed by Safeway, Williams Bros. and von's stores.  rodney was involved in coaching Little League when his children participated.  He was a member of the Santa Maria Elks Lodge #1538.

   He is survived by his wife of 38 years, Genevieve, sons and daughter-in-law Bradley and Andrea Sweet of Layton, Utah James Sweet of Nipomo, and grandchildren.